Food Delivery

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Zomato raises Rs. 760 crore from Tiger Global: Details here

10 Sep 2020

Zomato raises Rs. 760 crore from Tiger Global: Details here

In a major step forward, Zomato has raised Rs. 760 crore ($102 million) in funding from US-based investment firm Tiger Global Management.

Swiggy launches its own digital wallet: How to use it?

30 Jun 2020

Swiggy launches its own digital wallet: How to use it?

As restaurants continue to suffer from the impact of COVID-19, food-tech unicorn Swiggy is moving to get things back to normal as soon as possible.

Scootsy, Swiggy's premium food delivery service is shutting down

08 Jun 2020

Scootsy, Swiggy's premium food delivery service is shutting down

As part of an effort to cut down costs and focus solely on growth points, Swiggy is shutting down Scootsy, its premium food delivery service in Mumbai.

Now, Zomato will warn about restaurants with fake reviews

21 May 2020

Now, Zomato will warn about restaurants with fake reviews

In a bid to improve its restaurant discovery experience, food-tech giant Zomato is updating its app with some small but useful changes.

Zomato barges into fin-tech, launches credit cards with RBL Bank

02 Mar 2020

Zomato barges into fin-tech, launches credit cards with RBL Bank

Following the footsteps of OLA and Amazon, food-tech giant Zomato has barged into the fin-tech space by launching two 'Edition' credit cards in partnership with RBL Bank.

Zomato raises $150 million from Ant Financial: Details here

11 Jan 2020

Zomato raises $150 million from Ant Financial: Details here

Gurugram-based food-tech unicorn Zomato has raised $150 million in a corporate round of funding led by existing investor Ant Financial.

Arjun Kapoor aims to improve gender parity with his start-up

13 Dec 2019

Arjun Kapoor aims to improve gender parity with his start-up

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor who recently turned investor by co-investing in food delivery start-up FoodCloud, has said that his company is aiming to improve gender parity in our society.

Zomato rolls out Gold for delivery, faces flak: Here's why

21 Sep 2019

Zomato rolls out Gold for delivery, faces flak: Here's why

Just a few days after launching original video content, Zomato has expanded its Gold subscription program to include delivery.

Zomato ventures into content streaming, announces original shows

13 Sep 2019

Zomato ventures into content streaming, announces original shows

After leading the game of food-delivery, Zomato is gearing up to take on Netflix and Amazon.

Zomato sacks 541 employees as improved automation made them 'redundant'

08 Sep 2019

Zomato sacks 541 employees as improved automation made them 'redundant'

Online food delivery and restaurant discovery platform Zomato has laid off 541 people across customer, merchant, and delivery partner support teams.

Zomato 'forcing' us to deliver beef and pork: Delivery executives

11 Aug 2019

Zomato 'forcing' us to deliver beef and pork: Delivery executives

The delivery executives of India's leading online food delivery platform, Zomato, in West Bengal's Howrah have alleged that the company is hurting their religious sentiments by "forcing" them to deliver beef and pork.

Chennai-man orders from Swiggy, delivery guy 'brings' food from Rajasthan

20 Feb 2019

Chennai-man orders from Swiggy, delivery guy 'brings' food from Rajasthan

Food delivery companies have always been under immense pressure to deliver quality food in minimum time.

Five apps that (really!) help in weight loss

18 Feb 2019

Five apps that (really!) help in weight loss

Technology helps sort our lives in more ways than we could imagine. No, we're not lying, when we say it can help you lose weight too.

Customer finds blood stained band-aid in food, Swiggy left red-faced

12 Feb 2019

Customer finds blood stained band-aid in food, Swiggy left red-faced

In a disturbing incident, a man in Chennai found a blood-stained band-aid in the food item that he ordered through food delivery giant Swiggy.

Now, robots deliver pizza and coffee to students: Details here

23 Jan 2019

Now, robots deliver pizza and coffee to students: Details here

Robotics is the future, and Starship Technologies is leveraging it for the benefit of students.

Indians' favorite food to their ordering habits: Zomato provides insights

05 Jan 2019

Indians' favorite food to their ordering habits: Zomato provides insights

Foodtech startups like Zomato, Swiggy, and the like have taken India by storm, and their hold over the Indian market is increasing day by day.

Swiggy raises $1bn in its largest funding round yet

20 Dec 2018

Swiggy raises $1bn in its largest funding round yet

Months after entering India's unicorn club, food delivery platform Swiggy has raised a whopping $1bn in fresh capital from existing and new investors.

US man receives dirty underwear along with Uber Eats delivery

12 Dec 2018

US man receives dirty underwear along with Uber Eats delivery

Who doesn't love unintentional surprise gifts? Be it a Rs. 100 note from your jeans' back pocket, or free dessert from a restaurant, we all love receiving such little surprises.

Zomato delivery man seen eating ordered food, company issues statement

11 Dec 2018

Zomato delivery man seen eating ordered food, company issues statement

For those who live alone and don't like to cook, food delivery apps like Zomato have been their savior.

Soon, drones could be delivering your Zomato orders

05 Dec 2018

Soon, drones could be delivering your Zomato orders

In a bid to expand its presence in India, Zomato has taken a step towards drone-based food delivery.

Swiggy launches paid subscription program to compete with Zomato

01 Aug 2018

Swiggy launches paid subscription program to compete with Zomato

On Tuesday, Swiggy, one of India's largest online food delivery platforms, announced the launch of its paid subscription program called Swiggy Super, initially to be rolled out to "limited users" in seven Indian cities.

8 helpful smartphone apps you should teach your parents about

11 Jul 2018

8 helpful smartphone apps you should teach your parents about

Smartphones have made our lives extremely easy thanks to a number of apps that enable us to do almost everything with a few taps.

After Swiggy raises $210mn, Zomato looks to raise $400mn

22 Jun 2018

After Swiggy raises $210mn, Zomato looks to raise $400mn

Competition in India's fast-growing food delivery market is intensifying.

UBER eats launches in Kolkata

19 Apr 2018

UBER eats launches in Kolkata

UBER eats, the food delivery arm of ride-hailing giant Uber, has launched in Kolkata.

These dabbewalis rule Bengaluru's youngsters' plates

08 Mar 2018

These dabbewalis rule Bengaluru's youngsters' plates

So you thought only Mumbai is known for its tiffin service, or dabbawalas?

Swiggy raises Rs. 642cr in its biggest funding round

08 Feb 2018

Swiggy raises Rs. 642cr in its biggest funding round

Bengaluru-based food delivery start-up Swiggy has raised $100mn (a little over Rs. 642.5 crore) in a Series F funding round led by South African media conglomerate Naspers joined by Chinese e-commerce platform Meituan-Dianping.

Ola buys Foodpanda to get into food-business, will infuse $200mil

19 Dec 2017

Ola buys Foodpanda to get into food-business, will infuse $200mil

Ola has announced it will acquire Foodpanda's India business, wherein Foodpanda's parent company DeliveryHero will get an undisclosed amount of Ola stocks.

Indian Railways: If your food isn't delivered, you get coupons!

06 Dec 2017

Indian Railways: If your food isn't delivered, you get coupons!

When the Indian Railways in June announced that passengers could now order food from their favorite outlets - KFC, Domino's, McDonald's and more - people cheered.

Food-delivery space: Next big battleground for Indian e-commerce leaders?

06 Nov 2017

Food-delivery space: Next big battleground for Indian e-commerce leaders?

E-commerce giants, Amazon India, Flipkart, and Paytm, are reportedly looking to foray into the food-delivery business and are trying to acquire, invest, or expand into the sector.

Amazon India may enter online food retailing business during Diwali

08 Aug 2017

Amazon India may enter online food retailing business during Diwali

Amazon, after receiving the go ahead from the government, will make its Indian debut into online food retailing during the Diwali season.

Zomato Skillet to educate restaurateurs about industry insights, skills, tricks

02 Aug 2017

Zomato Skillet to educate restaurateurs about industry insights, skills, tricks

Zomato has survived 9 years in the food-tech sector. Several start-ups in this segment balked and closed shop but Zomato soldiered on, even after losing the coveted "unicorn" tag.

Ola and Zomato partner up to enhance customer experience

28 Jul 2017

Ola and Zomato partner up to enhance customer experience

India's home-grown cab aggregator Ola is partnering up with another Indian start-up Zomato to bring a range of integrated exclusive offerings to the users.

McDonald's to deliver wearable Big Macs, fries, burgers for free!

21 Jul 2017

McDonald's to deliver wearable Big Macs, fries, burgers for free!

On 26 July, the newly-invented 'Global McDelivery Day', McDonald's is going to do something that nobody expected!

Amazon acquiring Whole Foods in a whopping $13.7bn all-cash deal

16 Jun 2017

Amazon acquiring Whole Foods in a whopping $13.7bn all-cash deal

Tech giant Amazon is acquiring US supermarket chain Whole Foods Market in a $13.7 billion all cash deal - the biggest transaction ever for the e-commerce player.

Coca-Cola enters India's frozen desserts segment, launch in 3 months

08 Jun 2017

Coca-Cola enters India's frozen desserts segment, launch in 3 months

Summer and aerated drinks used to go almost hand in hand a few years ago but as more people are getting health conscious, companies like Coca-Cola are changing their tone to make things healthier than the calorie packing beverages they are predominantly associated with.

UberEATS and Zomato bid to acquire Runnr

15 May 2017

UberEATS and Zomato bid to acquire Runnr

According to reports, UberEATS and Zomato are separately trying to acquire Runnr, the last-mile delivery service provider.

UberEATS launches in Mumbai

02 May 2017

UberEATS launches in Mumbai

UberEATS has launched in India, with Mumbai being the first city to avail of the service.

Uber's food delivery app UberEATS in India soon

23 Jan 2017

Uber's food delivery app UberEATS in India soon

Sources stated that Uber would soon make their on-demand food delivery service UberEATS, available in India.

Uber to enter global food delivery market

28 Sep 2016

Uber to enter global food delivery market

Uber soon plans to launch UberEATS - a food delivery service, in 22 countries.

Uber sets the benchmark, completes 2 billion trips

19 Jul 2016

Uber sets the benchmark, completes 2 billion trips

On Monday, Uber completed 2 billion rides, just 6 months after hitting the 1 million mark.